How to check which version of Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows you are running

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This article shows you where to locate a range of product data and version information including Sophos Anti-Virus (SAV) version, Detection engine version, and detection data (VDL).

Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)
Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000+

How to find product version information

  1. On the Windows computer taskbar, right-click the Sophos shield and select 'Open Sophos Endpoint Security and Control'.
  2. In the 'Sophos Endpoint Security and Control' window, in the left-hand panel click 'Help and Information' | 'View product information'.
  3. In the 'Product information' window, under 'Anti-Virus and HIPS', click 'Software'. This lists the version numbers for a variety of components, including:
    • Sophos Anti-Virus
    • the Detection engine
    • the Detection data (VDL).

    To find out more about what these terms mean, refer to the 'Glossary of related terms' in article 11846.

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